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North Bay man arrested in Sturgeon hardware store theft

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OPP Nipissing West

On September 21 at 4:55 p.m. Nipissing West OPP were advised of a theft from a hardware store on Highway 17 in Sturgeon Falls.

The suspect fled the scene in a vehicle, which was shorty found and stopped by police.

As a result of the investigation, Ken Palmer, 49, from North Bay, was arrested and is charged with:

  • Theft under $5,000
  • Possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000
  • Resist peace officer

Palmer was released on an appearance notice and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice on October 28 in West Nipissing.